Author Archives: Justin Shaffner

CALL FOR EDITOR(S) OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND HUMANISM

The Executive Board of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) is now inviting applications for Managing Editor or Co-editors of its peer-reviewed journal, Anthropology and Humanism (A&H). Please distribute, and feel free to reach out with queries. Our journal welcomes … Continue reading

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2019 SHA Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Competition June 20

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology is pleased to announce that we are opening our annual writing contest for Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction. We celebrate the use of creative literary prose genres to explore anthropological concerns, and we encourage you … Continue reading

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2019 SHA Ethnographic Poetry Competition June 20

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns. These concerns may be any of those associated with any of the five fields of … Continue reading

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Why Humanistic Anthropology Matters

Society for Humanistic Anthropology Helena Wulff February 22, 2019 Anthropology was a revelation. When I was an undergraduate at Stockholm University, Sweden, my world tumbled as I learned about the range of human diversity. After two weeks in the introductory … Continue reading

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2019 SHA Ethnographic Poetry Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns. These concerns may be any of those associated with any of the five fields of … Continue reading

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2019 Call for Submissions: Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) announces the annual juried competition for the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing. The late Victor Turner devoted his career to seeking an accessible language that would reopen anthropology to the human subject, and … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Society for Humanistic Anthropology 2019 Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology is pleased to announce that we are opening our annual writing contest for Ethnographic Fiction and Creative Nonfiction. We celebrate the use of creative literary prose genres to explore anthropological concerns, and we encourage you … Continue reading

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2015 Society for Humanistic Anthropology Program

PLEASE NOTE THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION ON SATURDAY NIGHT Wednesday, November 18, 2015 4:00 PM-5:45 PM ENACTING, TRANSFORMING, RECLAIMING IN DEALING WITH DEATH, DISASTER, AND VIOLENCE Ruth E Toulson Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:00 AM-9:45 AM MONSTROSITIES AND DIVINITIES IN … Continue reading

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Please Note, Update on Journal Editor Search

The Executive Board of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) will be closing our search for Managing Editor of our journal, Anthropology and Humanism (AH) early. Should anyone else wish consideration, please contact James M. Taggart, Chair of AH Search … Continue reading

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2015 SHA Ethnographic Poetry Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns. These concerns may be any of those associated with any of the five fields of … Continue reading

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